{Dining in: Roasted Beet & Fennel Quinoa Lentil Salad}

“I’m too tired to make dinner.” or “I have no energy, so I’m just gonna raid the pantry and snack on random things for dinner.” One of my resolutions this year was to put a stop to those excuses and prepare more well-balanced meals during the busy work week. So far I’ve been doing well, … Continue reading

{Date night at Cassis Bistro, Beers at Wurst and Mixed mushroom Tortellini}

It is just me, or does summer feel like it’s just flying by. I can’t believe September is almost upon us. I’m crossing my fingers that our beautiful sunny days will stick around here for a while longer. One thing that I can rely on..delicious weekly date nights 🙂 This past Thursday we booked ourselves … Continue reading

{Dining in: A Summer Dinner Party for Four}

One of my favourite things to do is host dinner parties at our place. Last Sunday night, I invited my good friend and her boy over for dinner to enjoy the sun on our patio and watch one of our favourite shows, Breaking Bad. I always get SUPER indecisive when it comes to creating the menu, … Continue reading

{Dining in: Homemade Chipotle Bacon Jam and Confetti Quinoa Salad}

Hey guys, Sorry I’ve been MIA from the blog. It was busy summer long weekend which involved a massive cleaning of the house and a wedding out-of-town. The past week has had us enjoying the hottest temperatures since…last summer! I attempted a 10km tempo run around 6:30pm tonight after work and within 15 minutes I … Continue reading

{Dining in: Roasted eggplant mango and snap pea w/ soba noodles and my veggie obsession}

The temperature has been rising this past week and it’s finally feeling like summer has arrived. The heat has also got me craving fresh veggies…lots of them.  Tonight’s recipe was inspired straight from my new book, Plenty – by Yotam Ottolenghi. What I love about this book is that the last pages have an index of … Continue reading